Outraged by the injustice meted out to Sanjeev Bhatt : Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi/Washington:  Several civil rights activists and organizations from India and the US on Monday urged the Supreme Court to give bail to former police officer Sanjiv Bhatt. At a virtual press conference organized by the Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) and Hindus for Human Rights, the organizations and activists argued that conviction of Bhatt […]

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Rights group condemn custodial sexual violence on dalit activist Nondeep Kaur

Campaign Against State Repression demands the immediate release of Nodeep Kaur and strict action against the Haryana Police for targeting workers in the Kundli Industrial Area! By The Scribe Network New Delhi : On January 12th, the Haryana Police barged into the Majdoor Adhikar Sanghatan (MAS) tent erected in solidarity with the protesting farmers and […]

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Hundreds of Indian Americans protest across United States, demanding repeal of Farm Laws and CAA

The Scribe Network The “Coalition to Stop Genocide in India”, a broad coalition of Indian American and US-based civil rights organizations organized protests on December 12 and 13, in several cities across the US demanding repeal of the pro-corporate farm laws as well as the draconian Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of […]

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CAA: Discriminatory law that will break common fabric of communities

By Abdur Rahman  The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, which was passed exactly one year ago by the Parliament, seeks to provide Indian citizenship to all non-Muslims who entered India from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan until December 31, 2014. The Act which amended the Citizenship Act, 1955 aims to give or take away citizenship on the […]

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The Centre is misusing institutions to target political opponents and civil society leaders : Sonia Gandhi

By Sonia Gandhi The world’s largest democracy is at the crossroads. That the economy is in deep crisis is clear. But what is less appreciated is that all the pillars of a democratic system of governance are under assault.  The fundamental right to freedom of expression has been systematically suspended through suppression and intimidation. Dissent […]

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Indian American groups protest government cover-up of Dalit rape and murder case in Hathras

The Scribe  Web Desk Dallas (TX) — Leading Indian American civil rights groups, which are dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist, democratic and secular values, on Sunday protested against the massive governmental coverup of the brutal rape and murder of a Dalit woman in the Hathras district of India’s Uttar Pradesh state last month. Holding placards […]

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Verdict against  Prashant Bhushan an assault on  freedom of speech : Citizens for Democracy (CFD)

By Special Correspondent New Delhi:  Citizens for Democracy (CFD), a prominent forum of concerned Indians, on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to recall its contempt verdict against well-known lawyer Prashant Bhushan. It termed the judgment of the Supreme Court as “an assault on the freedom of speech”. In a  statement, released by CFD general secretary  […]

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Nationwide condemnation of Delhi Police for interrogating Prof. Apoorvanand

New Delhi:  Around 1,350 prominent Indians and civil society groups on Thursday condemned Delhi Police for interrogating and seizing the mobile phone of  well-known writer and rights defenders   Prof. Apoorvanand in connection  with the anti- Muslim Delhi riots.  They warned that if people do not rise against the attempts to muzzle  the  democracy today, then […]

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